Adam Fields (weblog)

This blog is largely deprecated, but is being preserved here for historical interest. Check out my index page at for more up to date info. My main trade is technology strategy, process/project management, and performance optimization consulting, with a focus on enterprise and open source CMS and related technologies. More information. I write periodic long pieces here, shorter stuff goes on twitter or


Yes, Bush Can switches sides

Filed under: — adam @ 4:44 pm

Perhaps there’s still hope for the Billionaires for Bush.

Revenge of the Sith preview

Filed under: — adam @ 4:42 pm

I must admit, against my better judgement, I’m getting excited for Episode III. The Darth Vader special on the box set extras disc sent familiar chills down my spine. I haven’t read the actual review, since I don’t want any spoilers (and if you respond to this, and know anything, please keep it to yourself).

Baggins… Shire

Filed under: — adam @ 3:49 pm

"Hobbit" remains found in Indonesia.

According to the NRO, people who live in cities aren’t "real"

Filed under: — adam @ 3:21 pm


The insecurity of RFID passports is intentional

Filed under: — adam @ 3:01 pm

Article from Bruce Schneier’s blog about how he came to the conclusion that the RFID functionality in the new US passports is intentionally weak:

"The Bush administration is deliberately choosing a less secure technology without justification. If there were a good offsetting reason to choose that technology over a contact chip, then the choice might make sense."

Frightening consolidation of data

Filed under: — adam @ 1:52 pm

Google acquires Keyhole, a company specializing in high-resolution satellite imagery.

Add to the list of things Google knows about you: Where you live.

Caseless mod

Filed under: — adam @ 9:36 am

Computer components held together with old cat5 cable and wire

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